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Members of the 552nd Air Control Wing’s Honorary Commander’s Program pose with their commanders and members of the E-3 Sentry static display crew at the conclusion of their tour Sept. 28. (Air Force photo by Ron Mullan) ‘Vikings’ host 552nd ACW honorary commanders
Seventeen members of the 552nd Air Control Wing’s Honorary Commander’s Program gathered Sept. 28 for their quarterly meeting. Hosting the gathering were the “Vikings” of the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron. Displays were set up in several of the squadron offices and honorary commanders were briefed on various crew duties and responsibilities. A static display tour of an E-3 Sentry aircraft closed out the day’s activities.
0 10/11
2016
Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), addressed the Airmen during   change of command ceremony Oct. 3, 2016, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. During the ceremony Lt. Gen. Chris Nowland relinquished command to Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly. Air Forces Southern serves as the air component to U.S. Southern Command and is responsible for providing air and space capabilities in support of U.S. military partnerships across Central and South America, and the Caribbean. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman) 12th AF (AFSOUTH) welcomes new commander
The Airmen of Twelfth Air Force and Air Forces Southern welcomed a new commander during a ceremony Oct. 3 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.Lieutenant Gen. Mark Kelly received the Twelfth Air Force flag from Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, during the change of command ceremony before a formation of Airmen, as well as
0 10/04
2016
Retired Col. Steven Lamb, former 72nd Medical Group, makes the first slice of the cake at the Sept. 15 ceremony commemorating the Air Force’s 69th birthday as the oldest active duty member. Airman Allison Lay, with the 552nd Maintenance Squadron, was the youngest attending member and made the second slice. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Happy birthday, USAF!
Team Tinker hosted the annual birthday bash at the Tinker Club to celebrate 69 years of the United States Air Force.
0 9/23
2016
Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the Air Combat Command commander, speaks during Air Force Association's Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 20, 2016. ACC provides conventional and information warfare forces to all unified commands to ensure air, space and information superiority for warfighters and national decision-makers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Stanfield)
ACC commander: Airmen make a difference daily
The success of today’s Air Force is a product of the Airmen who are willing to put themselves in harm’s way for the defense of the nation, the commander of Air Combat Command told thousands of Airmen, members of industry and airpower advocates during the Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 20.
0 9/20
2016
Almost 1,000 people participated in the 2nd Annual Run to Remember 9-11. The 5K/2K run/walk was coordinated by the Tinker Center for Religious Excellence (C.O.R.E.) and this year’s theme was, “United, Remember, Defend” to honor the memory and continued sacrifices of America’s first responders. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk to Remember, Resiliency Luncheon
Almost 1,000 people participated in the 2nd Annual Run to Remember 9-11. The 5K/2K run/walk was coordinated by the Tinker Center for Religious Excellence (C.O.R.E.) and this year’s theme was, “United, Remember, Defend” to honor the memory and continued sacrifices of America’s first responders. (Air Force photo by Kelly White)
0 9/16
2016
Col. Richard Land, 552nd Operations Group commander, passes the 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Alan Avriett Jr. during change of command ceremonies held Sept. 7 in Hangar 230, Dock 2.  In his previous assignment, Lieutenant Colonel Avriett was the director of operations for the 960th AACS. He is a senior air battle manager with more than 2,200 hours of flying in the E-3B/C/G and the E-8C aircraft, including 1,400 combat hours. (Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher J. Abad) Welcome, sir!

0 9/09
2016
Chief Master Sgt. Avery Woolridge, 552nd Air Control Wing command chief master sergeant, welcomes returning members of the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron and 552nd Maintenance Group from a July 19 deployment to Southwest Asia. Chief Woolridge is retiring with 30 years of service. His retirement ceremony will take place Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. in Dock 2 of Hangar 230. (Air Force photo by Ron Mullan) Chief Woolridge reflects on 30-year career
552nd Air Control Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Avery Woolridge will close out a distinguished 30-year career in a retirement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sept. 9 in Dock 2 of Hangar 230. The chief sat down with me to reflect on his 30 years in the Air Force.
0 9/01
2016
Col. David Gaedecke, 552nd Air Control Wing commander, left, passes the 552nd Maintenance Group guidon to Col. Brian Moore during a change of command ceremony held Aug. 8. Awaiting the guidon is Chief Master Sgt. Mike Phillippe, 552nd MXG superintendent. Colonel Moore succeeded Col. Andre Kennedy who retired from active duty. Colonel Moore previously served as the assistant deputy director for Joint Strategy and Plans at the Pentagon. (Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Tom Edwards) 552nd MXG gets new commander

0 8/19
2016
Reservists assigned to the 513th Air Control Group, walk by an E-3 Sentry wing July 25, 2016, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. More than 125 Airmen from the 513th Air Control Group and 552nd Air Control Wing are deployed to Hawaii in support of the Rim of the Pacific 2016 exercise. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Caleb Wanzer) Tinker AWACS return from Pacific after successful RIMPAC 2016 exercise
Airmen from the 513th Air Control Group and 552nd Air Control Wing recently returned to Tinker Air Force Base after flying more than 110 flight hours and controlling 83 aircraft as part the world’s largest naval exercise.
0 8/19
2016
Members of America’s Wing Band rock the Tinker Club Feb. 5 during First Friday. Band members include: Lt. Col. Chris Egan, 966th Airborne Air Control Squadron commander, on rhythm guitar and vocals; Col. Brad Bird, 552nd ACW vice commander, on vocals and rhythm guitar; Lt. Col. Spence McKenna, 552nd ACW inspector general, on lead guitar; Lt. Col. Dan Johnsen, 552nd Maintenance Group deputy commander,  on drums; Lt. Col. Tony Alvarado, 963rd AACS commander, on vocals and cowbell; and Lt. Col. Gary Sandt, 963rd AACS interim deputy commander, on bass guitar. (Courtesy photo/Released) ABW rocks Tinker Club during First Friday
If you happened to miss First Friday at the Tinker Club Feb. 5, you missed what some are describing as "historic,"  "epic" and "reminiscent of the good old days" when base clubs were the place to be on Friday nights.The Tinker Club has been hosting First Friday for some time now. But, what made this night so special was an appearance by America's
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2016
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